Gents drop series opener in extra innings against No. 3 Trinity
Friday, April 18, 2014
#3 Trinity University (29-6, 15-1 SCAC)
Centenary (17-18, 10-6 SCAC)
4/18/2014 | Shreveport, La. | Attendance: 247
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Win: Teddy Turner (3-2) 3.100013
Loss: Taylor Henry (5-4) 3.002063
Nick Jewett (TUBB) 503100
Michael Schimpf (CENT) 401020
Chris Jones (CENT) 501010
Aaron Quintanilla (CENT) 611000
Nic Parrott (CENT) 311110
Christian Sebastien (CENT) 401000

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary baseball team saw its four-game, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win streak snapped in a 4-2, 12-inning outing against No. 3 Trinity University. The Gents move to 17-18 and 10-6 in the SCAC while TU improved 29-6 and 15-1 in the conference.

The Tigers scored two unearned runs in the 12th as Pat Hirschberg and Andrew Water crossed the dish on a passed ball and wild pitch respectively. TU managed just one earned run in the contest.

Nic Parrott drove in the first run with a triple to right center that scored Aaron Quintanilla who reached on a bunt single for the first Gents’ hit in the sixth inning. Christian Sebastien followed with a double to right center for Centenary’s third hit of the inning and fourth of the contest after Parrott scored on a passed ball to tie the contest at 2-all.

Taylor Henry (5-4) took the loss on the mound for the Maroon and White pitching 3.0 innings in relief of starter Layton Tromba. Henry walked six and struck out three in his action on the bump. Tromba tossed 9.0 innings allowing two runs on six hits with six strikeouts and two walks.

Trinity plated the first run of the game in the second inning as Nick Jewett singled to score Hirschberg who singled to start the inning. The second Tigers’ run came in the fifth off a Christian Muscarello two-out, solo homerun to left field.

Michael Schimpf and Chris Jones each added a hit to help combine for the Maroon and White’s five-hit night.

Teddy Turner (3-2) took the win on the bump for Trinity with 3.1 innings of scoreless work while striking out three and walking one. Starter Ryan Gray pitched 5.2 innings and allowed by Centenary runs on four hits with six strikeouts and four walks.

Centenary returns to action on Saturday, Apr. 19 to conclude the three-game series with a doubleheader scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.